A Week of Joy, Love and Challenge

I can’t begin to tell you how proud I am.  Yes, I know, we’re not supposed to show pride, but I think that’s talking about pride within oneself. Pride of […]

This Changes Everything

As I write this, Trinity’s group of 47 youth and adult leaders are traveling to the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas. Right now they are somewhere in Oklahoma, and […]

Taking Church With You

This summer, a lot of us are going to load up planes, trains and automobiles and hit the road.  We’ll go to the beach, to the lake, to the cabin, […]

Through God’s Eyes

Life is interesting in the Buegler household, right now.  With Nathan being a high school senior this fall, he is in the thick of the college search process.  Every day […]

Trick Questions

There are things that I wonder about.  Things that keep me up at night…thinking.  Questions and problems that do not have easy answers.  Let me share a few of them […]

A Call Committee Update

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!”   – Isaiah 6:8 […]

A Road Map for Faith Formation

It is he whom we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone in all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.   – Colossians 1:28 I miss maps.  Ok, […]


“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely,[a] and let us run with […]

A Little Free Pantry at Trinity

‘Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry and gave you food, or thirsty and gave you something to drink?…And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, […]

When the Spirit Breaks our Hearts

Earlier this week, I wrote in my blog about the first time I was called in to a hospital room where the patient, an elderly gentleman, was dying and his […]